The Hundred: ‘Wickets’ could be called ‘outs’ in new tournament

A group of men's and women's cricketers set to play in The Hundred
There are eight teams in the new competition with many of the world’s best players set to feature

The term ‘outs’ could be used instead of ‘wickets’ when The Hundred launches this summer.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is discussing the idea as one of the ways to potentially make cricket more accessible to newcomers.

But the governing body is not looking to completely replace terms.

The women’s tournament begins on 21 July, with the men’s starting a day later, after it was delayed by a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

“The Hundred is designed to make cricket accessible to…


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